|5 Ten Years--Underground Comix - Shaping San Francisco|
Excerpted from Jay Kinney's essay "The Rise and Fall of the Underground Comix Movement in San Francisco and Beyond" in the book "Ten Years That Shook the City: San Francisco 1968-78," edited by Chris Carlsson and published by City Lights Foundation.
Keywords: Comix; Mission District; politics; art
|Art & Politics: Patricia Rodriguez - Shaping San Francisco|
A Shaping San Francisco Talk held at CounterPULSE in San Francisco on Wed., January 20, 7:30pm, Free Patricia Rodriguez, Mujeres Muralistas and former Mission Cultural Center curator. Rodriguez has been involved in San Franciscoâs public art movement as an original member of Mujeres Muralistas and as an anchor from her home on Balmy Alley during the 1970s and 1980s to that remarkable flowering of public art, of which she was a major participant...
Keywords: Murals; public art; chicana; feminism; Mission District; Art Institute; teaching; La Raza; Balmy Alley
|Gartland Pit and Aftermath Sept. 26 1987 - Shaping San Francisco|
40+ minutes of live sound recorded in the Gartland Pit, 16th and Valencia, San Francisco's Mission District, Sept. 1987. Tom Jennings and Shred of Dignity are featured, and many anonymous commenters over the punk show in the background.
Keywords: Gartland pit; landlord arson; Mission District; 16th and Valencia; police; punks; music; 1987
|Alcatraz 40th Anniversary of Indigenous Occupation - Shaping San Francisco|
Mary Jean Robertson ("Voice of the Native Nations" KPOO-FM radio, 34d, 4th and 5th Wednesdays from 6-8 pm) and Tony Gonzalez (AIM-West, International Indian Treaty Council) speak about the importance of the Alcatraz occupation in 1969-70, and the many initiatives galvanized by the audacity of that event. The first part of the audio is the soundtrack from a movie "Alcatraz Is Not an Island" by Jim Fortier.
Keywords: Alcatraz; 1969; 1970; Native Americans; Indians; Indigenous; AIM; American Indian Movement; American Indian Center; Mission District
|3 Ten Years--Labor in the 1970s - Shaping San Francisco|
Excerpted from "Ten Years That Shook the City: San Francisco 1968-78", Jesse Drew describes the blue-collar industrial life in the Norheast Mission District, when beer was brewed, bread baked, and trains rolled through in the dark of night.
Keywords: labor; work; factories; blue-collar; beer; bread; Twinkies; mayonnaise; trains; Mission District; 1970s
|When the Mission was Low and Slow - Shaping San Francisco|
Friends and neighbors from the Mission District, including Mission Archives and Conscious Youth Media Crew folks, came together at CounterPULSE as part of the Shaping San Francisco Talks series on April 11, 2007, to screen raw footage of low-riders on Mission and other lost footage of the 1970s and 1980s. Ray Balbaran, Vero Majana, Roberto Hernandez, and dozens of others... Back in the late 1970s and early â80s Mission St...
Keywords: Mission District; Latino; Low riders; La Raza; The Lot; El Tecolote; Mission Archives; Conscious Youth Media Crew
|Stop 4 Komotion - Shaping San Francisco|
Bending Over Backwards Audio Tour Stop 4: Komotion International, an underground music and performance space at 2779 16th Street, c. 1986-97.
Keywords: punk; performance; Mission District; San Francisco; 1980s; 1990s; Robin Ballinger; Sasha Lilly
|Unsettlers: Migrants, Homies, and Mammas in the MissionMay 8 2013 Unsettlers - Shaping San Francisco|
In Adriana Camarena's new work the most precarious residents of the Mission are the central storytellers. Theirs are historic tales of Californian daily life: Indigenous migrants on their day off from construction or cooking on the line, watch movies inside their shared group apartments. Parents, raising children in the Mission, fend off poverty by working hard, with the result that their dutifulness sometimes translates into absence for their kids...
Keywords: Mission District; gentrification; displacement; Homies; Migrants; immigration; mothers; sorrows; gun violence; drugs; crime
|Vanished Waters: A History of San Francisco's Mission Bay - Shaping San Francisco|
Today Mission Bay is the moniker for a new UCSF biomedical campus. Some urban explorers know there is a Mission Creek with a houseboat community, too. In conjunction with the 2nd edition of the book Vanished Waters, weâll take a visual cruise through the industrial and watery past of this former tidal bay, fed by the fresh waters of several local creeks and streams. With Shaping San Francisco's Chris Carlsson and Bob Isaacson and Ginny Stearns from the Mission Creek Conservancy.
Keywords: Mission Bay; wetlands; landfill; shoreline; Mission District; South of Market; SOMA; Yelamu; Natural History; restoration; Catellus; railroads
|Yolanda Lopez, Judy Drummond, Donna Amador - Shaping San Francisco|
Yolanda Lopez, Judy Drummond and Donna Amador cover the dynamic history of Los Siete de la Raza and Mission District politics of the 1970s. Yolanda dissects the popular iconography of the Virgin of Guadalupe in the context of racially exploitative advertising over the past few decades, to reveal her own creative processes that have produced beautiful "Virgin"-inspired representations of working Chicana women and more.
Keywords: Los Siete; Mission District; 1960s; Third World; San Francisco State; Basta Ya!; Centro de Salud; food programs; political organizing; Los Siete de la Raza